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21:10
21:10

Police Disperses NUP Supporters as Kyagulanyi Attends Mass in Masaka 2 1

All was well until crowds of youth started forming at the main entrance and around the fence of the venue, prompting the Police to disperse them with teargas and firing rubber bullets.
15:31
15:31

Police Extends Bond For Masaka Priest

Mugisha returned to Masaka Police Station on Thursday for further questioning. According to his lawyer Alexander Lule, police extended the bond to Tuesday because the state prosecutor was not ready with the file.
11:14
11:14

Family of Monsignor Kyabukasa, Cardinal Wamala, Bro Aidan a Living Legacy to the Church 2 1 Top story

Bishop Severus Jjumba, Ordinary of Masaka Catholic diocese, was coincidentally admitted to Bukakalasa Minor Seminary by Monsignor Kyabukasa, whom he describes as a great instructor who had rare attributes of humanity.
10:30
10:30

Pentecostal Church Leaders to Prioritize Psychosocial Support 4 1

Bishop Leonard Sserwadda, the Southern Regional overseers of Pentecostal Churches, says that they made the resolution to systematically adjust their methods of evangelism by placing emphasis on causing a holistic recovery of members of their congregations as opposed to targeting them for offertory and tithe collections.
14:04
14:04

Masaka Muslim Leaders Released on Bail 1

The four are Sheikh Abaasi Nseera, the Imam of Masaka main mosque, his assistants Hakim Nseera and Farouk Mulumba, and Moses Tamale an ordinary worshiper. They were remanded to Sazza Government prisons on Thursday, on the basis of offences that were committed during a scuffle at Masaka main mosque in May, this year.
17:56
17:56

Imam, Three Others Remanded for Assaulting Worshipers at Masaka Mosque 1

Abaasi Nseera, together with Hakim Nseera, Farouk Mulumba and Musa Tamale appeared before Masaka grade one magistrate Grace Wakooli, and charged with threatening violence and inflicting bodily injuries on two members of the Muslim community in Masaka. The offences were allegedly committed on May 26, this year.
19:50
19:50

COVID-19; West Buganda Diocese Issues Tight Restrictions for Burials 2 1

Bishop Katumba stopped priests from using microphones during burial services and reduce the time of burial services to strictly 30 minutes in his latest list of guidelines to the Church. He also suspended the practice of choosing a member of the congregation to take Bible readings and allowed them to make necessary adjustments to other facets that may prolong the service.
08:19
08:19

Ngobya, Amedeo Tombs Attract Multitudes on Martyrs Day 2 1

Goretti Namakula, one of the religious that paid pilgrimage to Kitovu said that although the diocese authorities had advised them to virtually follow celebrations from Namugongo via various media channels, her enthusiasm to venerate through the martyrs could not be satisfied from home, hence choosing to at least spend a day at the Cathedral.
15:01
15:01

Masaka Diocese Short of UGX 100M Ahead of Scientific Martyr's Day Celebrations 5 1

Right Reverend Serverus Jjumba, the Bishop Masaka Catholic Diocese, says that they need the funds to organize a worthwhile event despite the restricted numbers of pilgrims.
14:52
14:52

High Fuel Prices Worry Masaka Sheikh 2 1

In his sermon during the Eid al-Adha prayers at Masaka main mosque grounds on Thursday, Shiekh Bugembe expressed concern that the covid-19 restrictions coupled with unexpected rise in fuels prices have presented to them tougher times during fasting of the holy month of Ramadhan.
07:14
07:14

200 Worshipers To Attend Martyrs’ Day Celebrations, Foot Pilgrims Suspended 2 2

The Uganda Episcopal Conference has for the second time selected Masaka Diocese to lead the celebrations on June 03rd, 2021 after missing the opportunity last year following the suspension of the celebrations because of the Coronavirus disease outbreak.
11:02
11:02

UPDF Commander Cited in Masaka Muslim Wrangles, Leaders Suspended 2 2

The leadership that pays allegiance to the Kibuli-based Muslim faction are embroiled in wrangles over management of the main mosque, several income-generating properties and projects in the area.
06:55
06:55

Police Summons Masaka Muslim Leaders Over Renewed Fight At Main Mosque 3 1 Top story

The wrangle pits a group of Muslims allied to the Kibuli-based faction and those allied to the mainstream Old Kampala based Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC leadership under Sheikh Shaban Mubaje, the Mufti of Uganda.
20:29
20:29

Mufti Mubaje Sued for Alleged Land Giveaway in Sembabule 3 1

The group, Masaka District Muslim Assets Defenders led by Hajj Hussein Matovu has petitioned the court requesting that it overturns the sale of UMSC land, measuring 518 hectares, located on ranch 38A at Bukiragi village, Ntuusi Sub-county in Sembabule district.
12:02
12:02

Masaka Muslim District Chairperson Resigns As Suspended Kadhi Holds Onto Office 1 1

Lubowa argues that they are fed up with the endless disputes under the leadership of Sheikh Bagunduuse, who they accuse of incompetence and failure to build unity among the local Muslim community.
09:31
09:31

UMSC Insists Suspended Masaka Kadhi Should Vacate Office 2

The acting UMSC Spokesperson, Ashiraf Zziwa Muvawala communicated the decision while unveiling Sheikh Badru Wasajja Kiruta as the caretaker Kadhi of Masaka Muslim District at a media briefing in Masaka City on Wednesday.
08:14
08:14

West Buganda Muslim Leaders Engage Mufti Over Suspended Masaka Kadhi 1

Sheikh Umar Sserunjogi, the Information and Communication Secretary in West Buganda Muslim Region, says the regional leadership has noted that the suspension of Bagunduse and the appointment of Sheikh Kiruta to replace him was done out of the procedure.
17:30
17:30

Embattled Masaka District Kadhi Declines To Vacate Office 2

Bagunduse has vowed not to vacate office, saying his suspension is illegal. He says that such decisions can only be made by the district executive committee through the Regional Committee leadership, which he says was not done and therefore makes the entire process questionable.
18:52
18:52

Masaka Diocese to Conduct Scientific Ordination, Suspends Key Rituals 2 1

The candidates completed their formal vocation training in 2020. However, their ordination was stayed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus disease-COVID-19 that led to the closing down of all public gatherings that include places of worship.
16:21
16:21

Bishop Kaggwa to Be Remembered As a Champion of Social Justice, Development 5 1

Just like his predecessors Archbishop Joseph Kiwanuka; -the first African Bishop- and Bishop Adrian Kivumbi Ddungu, Kaggwa’s reign at the helm of Masaka diocese stretched from being a spiritual leader to touch every aspect of human life including those outside his jurisdiction of Masaka diocese.
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